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Open Access All Stars Nominations Open
Nominate a K-Stater as an Open Access All Star. Nominations close September 29, 2017.

About Open Access Week

Open Access Week is a global event that promotes the benefits of Open Access publishing to inspire wider participation for academic and research communities. This is important because:

  • The average costs of journals are rising and yearly subscriptions can range from $1,000 - $20,000 per year.

  • It helps to spread knowledge and allow others to build on that knowledge. If you can’t access it, you can’t use it.

  • Open Access helps reduce duplication in publicly funded research.

  • It helps bring better visibility and impact of your works.


Fri, October 27th at 2:00 pm | 118 Hale Library (CADS office)
OA All Star Celebration - Celebration with speaker at 2:30 pm to announce Open Access (OA) All Stars for 2017.